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A rare chance to select from six different styles of NOS (New Old Stock) vintage Swiss Made steel bracelets that originally came on many of the most famous 1960s and 1970s watches. These are NOS bracelets made by the Swiss company NSA, which made the bracelets on many of Heuer's most popular 1960s/1970s chronograph models including the Heuer Monaco and also came originally on Breitling chronographs. Nice, heavy quality construction rarely found in modern bracelets for less than $200-$250.
Heuer and other watch brands just replaced the clasp. NSA made bracelets in the 1960s/70s for many diver's watches and other stylish watches by makes such as Longines, Jaeger-Lecoultre, Favre-Leuba, Zenith, Roamer, Movado, Zodiac, Fortis and Rado. These bracelets are often featured on the large vintage chronographs and diver's watches in their original advertising in the 1960s and '70s. NSA stands for Novavit SA as signed on each bracelet’s box.
*****Look at the photos at the bottom of this ad to see several examples of these bracelets on watches such as Zodiac, Breitling, Favre-Leuba, Roamer and Enicar.
These bracelets will also nicely suit vintage Omega, IWC and other brands. All of the styles shown are available in solid stainless steel. One style is also available in yellow gold plate.
All of the bracelets featured here have 20mm straight ends, but with a bit of filing of the 20mm ends, these bracelets will easily fit 18mm and 19mm watches. The width of the bracelets’ links are 18mm, but the ends are 20mm as shown in the close-up pics, making the bracelet fit well on watches 18mm to 20mm.
Each bracelet measures 6 ¾ inches lying flat. Each one comes in new condition in its original NSA box and packaging. They are unusual in that every link is removable for fine adjustment capability for a perfect fit (if you have a large size wrist, ask about purchasing some extra links). The outer clasp bears the subtle NSA logo and the inside clasp is stamped Swiss Made and steel. Holes for spring bars are 2mm in diameter.
Pick from any of the six styles below. All prices quoted include USPS PRIORITY SHIPPING TO ANY COUNTRY SERVED BY USPS PRIORITY FOR FREE.
STYLE 1a "CHRONO" STYLE SLIDING FLIP-LOCK LONG CLASP $60 EACH
Flexible stylish polished steel link “beads” style that suits many watches. Long spring-loaded deployant clasp.
STYLE 1b "CHRONO" STYLE SQUARE 2-PC FLAT CLASP $90 EACH
This style is similar to the above but has the desirable flat square clasp. This bracelet opens up to two pieces, great for extra comfort or for flat display of a bracelet watch.
STYLE 2a "DIVERS" STYLE SQUARE 2-PC CLASP $80 EACH
Flat square clasp that opens to two pieces with a stylish slim three-row style great for many vintage chronos and diver’s watches.
STYLE 2b "DIVERS" STYLE SLIDING FLIP-LOCK LONG CLASP $75 EACH
Same bracelet pattern as 2a but with a long, spring-loaded deployant clasp.
STYLE NO. 2c GOLD PLATED "DIVERS" STYLE SLIDING FLIP-LOCK LONG CLASP $75 EACH
Same bracelet as shown in photos for 2a but this bracelet is completely in yellow gold plate. This is the only gold-plated style that is available in these NOS bracelets.
STYLE 3 "SOLID BAR" STYLE MIRROR FINISH LONG CLASP $65 EACH
Solid bar style links with highly polished mirror finish. Heavy SS links with a clean design. Long spring-loaded deployant clasp.
STYLE NO. 4 "BRICK BAR" STYLE MIRROR FINISH 1-PC CLASP $65 EACH
Brick bar style with solid, flexible links and a highly polished mirror finish. Heavy links. Long spring-loaded deployant clasp.
If you would like 2 or more bracelets, each bracelet after the first one is discounted by 20%.
U.S. SHIPPING: ALL PRICES INCLUDE FREE EXPEDITED U.S. DELIVERY VIA USPS PRIORITY. Insurance is $2.20 for one bracelet.
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Email for shipping rates. For most places I can use USPS Global Priority Shipping and it will only cost you $5 and you will get the bracelet within 3-5 days.
PAYMENT: For payment, just paypal me at email@example.com. I accept paypal payments in $US, Euros and British pounds, as well as checks, money orders and cash in Euros, $US or pounds.
All orders ship promptly from Sedona, Arizona, and I alert you via email when the order ships.
I have many references here. Regards - Bill Mahoney (aka Squinky)
(Sector photo provided by Richard Jackson)